Stakeholders' Summit: What’s agriculture’s response plan?
Alliance annual Stakeholder’s Summit will feature an interactive crisis management simulation. The conference is May 8-9 and there is still time to register. FULL STORY »
Ohio Pork Council is giving again
The Ohio Pork Council has had a pork donation program for five years and now members are celebrating with a chance for consumers to win $500 of groceries. FULL STORY »
Olson: Dangerous but necessary farm work
Last week, Linden Olson talked about what it was like to take care of pigs in the winter before the industry moved to climate-controlled housing. This week he tells readers about another, more dangerous, farm chore. FULL STORY »
Family farm or corporate farm – which is it?
Do you know the difference between a family farm and a corporate farm? Common Ground posed that question in a recent blog post. See the answer here. FULL STORY »
Congress learns about 4-H and food security
The nation's youth will be solving food-security issues in the future - that's the message Congress heard this week, as the benefits of 4-H and Extension were highlighted. FULL STORY »
Consumers report reductions in red-meat purchases
U.S. consumers say they ate less red meat during 2013 compared with the previous year, according to a survey from market-research company Mintel. Price appears to be a major factor, although health concerns also play a role. FULL STORY »
Pork Board issues statement on Tyson Foods' announcement
In response to Tyson Foods' announcement on new production practices to be implemented, the National Pork Board reiterates the importance of choice and recognized best-management practices. FULL STORY »
- Doane Market Watch: Hog shortage likely to persist
- Okla. Attorney General calls out HSUS on tornado donations
- Okla. Attorney General keeps pressure on HSUS
- Crop markets are starting the week on a generally firm note
- Meeting to focus on food, farm and fuel
- PEDv and the future – Is there support for farmers?